Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
How many lines does a sonnet have?
That guy's a beast.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?

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